Technical Assistant – Stainier Lab


Stainier Lab
Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
Department of Developmental Genetics

Date Posted: 11/16/2020
City: Bad Nauheim
Country: Germany
Primary Category: Research 
Type of Position: Biological Technical Assistant


Description and Details:

The Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research in Bad Nauheim is one of the leading research institutes in the field of biomedical research with a focus on cell biology, stem cell research and pharmacology.  The institute consists of 4 departments and 5 further research groups.  About 350 people are employed at the institute.

The position is available from January 2021 and is initially for a fixed period of time

Tasks include:

  • supporting the scientific staff in the field of molecular biology, animal experiments (zebrafish and mouse), histological and cell biological methods
  • the preparation and provision of reagents and solutions for the scientific staff
  • general laboratory organization
  • administrative support

Your profile:

  • successfully completed training as technical assistant (BTA/MTA/PTA/CTA)
  • practical experience with at least one of the above methods (preferably cell culture techniques or molecular biological methods) is an advantage
  • very good communication skills in English

We are looking for a personality with a high degree of responsibility, initiative, flexibility and enjoyment in working in a young dynamic international team of scientists and technical assistants.  The future position holder will complement a team of currently seven experienced technical assistants.

Our offer:

We offer a vibrant and interesting scientific environment with an excellent research infrastructure and a great team.  Remuneration is based on qualifications and activity in accordance with the German Public Service Collective Agreement (TVöD).  In addition, the usual public service benefits are granted.

The integration of disabled people is a special concern of the Max Planck Society, and their application is therefore expressly welcome.  The Max Planck Society strives for gender equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

We look forward to receiving your application in German or English by 30 November 2020 via our application portal:

Closing Date: November 30, 2020